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Myanmar Military Leaders Must Face Genocide Charges – UN Report

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A United Nations mandated fact-finding mission to Myanmar calls for prosecution into suspected genocide and crimes against humanity. The report says findings should be referred to the International Criminal Court.

Ukraine: Cafe Run by Two Yulias

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Sloviansk is located in the Donetsk region in Eastern Ukraine, affected by the internal conflict which started in 2015. Two women named Yulia—one local and one internally displaced—decided to open a cafe togethe...

The Fight Against Child Labour

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According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are nearly 152 million child labourers worldwide in 2018. Although the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other humanitarian actors provide aid in areas ...

Accelerating Action for the Sustainable Development Goals

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Global Goals Week is a collective effort to maximize the value of events and activations held during the opening of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly and focused on driving progress toward the Sustainable D...

Veterinary Services Being Provided by Peacekeepers from India

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A veterinary hospital has been reopened and run by Indian troops who have been deployed to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. The clinic is providing desperate veterinary services to the cattle, gaining popu...

Nourishing the communities: Korean Peacekeepers in South Sudan

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Korean Peacekeepers in South Sudan provide vocational training to farmers in South Sudan. One way to help them become self-sufficient, gain self-employment and life-skills.

Indonesia Tsunami – UN Agencies Rush to Assist Victims

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Days after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, reportedly killing more than a thousand people, UN agencies and their partners are still struggling to reach to worst-affected areas....

2018 Nobel Peace Prize – Nadia Murad & Denis Mukwege

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The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.

Tribute to Kofi Annan (1938-2018)

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The United Nations mourns former Secretary-General

73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – wrap of the week

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General Debates wrapped up today; Almost 200 of heads of states, heads of governments, ministers and heads of delegations addressed the Assembly Hall. About 400 side events touched on health, migration, conflicts and...

73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – 25 Sep

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Leaders of the world take the floor as the high-level segment of the General Assembly begins. Among side events, they convened for Action for Peacekeeping, as well as events around sustainable development, the rights...

73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – 26 Sep

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The Security Council discusses proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the General Debate enters its second day.